This piece is for VegPlanet, the new quarterly premier lifestyle magazine for vegetarian, vegan and veg-curious folk. This is the sub-story to (within) the cover story in the launch issue.
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“Don’t plants have life”, “Where do you get your proteins from”, “We will put chicken in your food, you won’t even know it”, and other things veggie millennials are tired of hearing…
“If we don’t eat animals, animals will take over this world.” – Altab, Kolkata
“If carnivores can kill their prey, then…” – Arundhati, Mumbai
“Trust you me, I have converted many staunch vegetarians to non-vegetarians in my life…” – Deepan, Chennai / Bangalore
“Don’t you miss bacon?” (No, I don’t.) – Anne, Philippines
“But you’re an American… Why would you want to give up non-veg?” – Shevon, Mumbai
“So, what about fish?” – Erika, Mumbai
“How could you give it up? Is this forever??” – Kadambari, Chennai
“Plants have life and water is a fish’s home. A vegan should not have these both.” – Rahul, Mumbai
“God made these animals so that we can eat them…” – Lavanya, Chennai
This is epic: “You don’t look vegetarian…” – Vrushali, Mumbai
Brinda, Mumbai, has heard – and given back – a lot worse. Unfortunately, we had to exclude it for reasons of language. Her language, that is.